Cervantes and Shakespeare on Screen and Stage

2009-04-25 by News, Sports, and Art

Professors Robert Crosman and Theodore Kassier came together to discuss two literary giants—Cervantes and Shakespeare—and their enduring art. This event was held in celebration of the anniversary of their death dates, April 23, 1616.

This podcast was recorded on April 22, 2009.

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Q & A: Chancellor Fran Ulmer answers questions on leadership

2009-04-15 by

What’s the essence of leadership? Do women bring something different to the decision table? Disappointment – how do you handle it?

Chancellor Ulmer earlier this month received the Athena Award given to a local man or woman for career effort, giving back to the community and nurturing women in their business and professional endeavors. Given her leadership role at UAA and the rapidly changing world that university students enter, this occasion prompted questions for the Chancellor on how she views this fundamental civic muscle. With her for the interview is Kathleen McCoy of University Relations.

Extra bonus: Fran offers her Top 10 Tips for Success—quick and pithy guidance that makes a lot of sense. She even added an 11th.

This podcast was recorded on April 15, 2009.

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Office of the Chancellor
UAA mission and initiatives as reflected by the Chancellor's Office

'From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men'

2009-04-15 by

Dr. Tyrone Hayes, an integrative biologist from UC Berkeley, delivered this lecture as the keynote speaker for the 2009 Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium.

In his keynote, Dr. Hayes shared his research focus on the effects of endocrine-disrupting pesticides on amphibian growth, development, reproduction and immune function, and how these studies predict effects in other wildlife and humans.

A tip to listeners, stay tuned during the last two minutes of the lecture, Prof. Hayes “spins a rhyme” as he puts it, with a bit of integrative biology performance poetry.

This podcast was recorded on April 14, 2009.

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UAA's Honors College home page
An informational and advocacy Web site maintained by Dr. Tyrone Hayes
UC Berkeley Office of Educational Development
Dr. Tyrone Hayes' philosophy of teaching statement
UAA's Office of Undergraduate Research
Research opportunities for undergraduate students

Community Forum: The future of Alaska Native education

2009-04-10 by

The UAA/APU Books of the Year program hosted this community forum on the future of Alaska Native education.

Panelists included Paul Ongtooguk, UAA College of Education; Linda Leal, Bartlett High School teacher and Mt. Edgecombe High School graduate; and Martha Gould-Lehe, Alaska Native Cultural Charter School. Libby Roderick was the moderator.

Panelists addressed the current K-12 system, challenges to providing culturally complete and relevant education for Alaska Native youth, and new models for effective Alaska Native education.

This podcast was recorded on April 9, 2009.

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Books of the Year 2008-09
Find out more on this year's books and events

The Spill: Personal stories from the Exxon Valdez Disaster

2009-04-09 by

Sharon Bushell and Stan Jones present the stories of 62 people who recall the happenings of that desperate day, March 24, 1989, when the oil tanker ran aground on Bligh Reef. Learn how oil-spill prevention and emergency response planning has changed since the spill, and hear about what role the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council plays as a watchdog group.

This podcast was recorded March 25, 2009.

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